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Awakenings Fans Compile Top 20 Techno Tracks Ahead of 20th Anniversary

Jeff Mills head of Awakenings 20th anniversary ran a global competition to find out what people thought were the 20 best techno tracks of all time. The list, with a total of no fewer than 1000 tracks, has been put together on the basis of 16,000 votes by techno fans. Awakenings had called on the fans to vote because of the 20th anniversary of the largest and best-known techno festival in the world. Fans from 88 countries responded to this summons.

Mills, who some consider one of the best techno DJs in the world, released the album in collaboration with the Montpellier Philharmonic Orchestra. The second place in the chart is occupied by Ben Klock with Subzero and the third place by Enrico Sangiuliano with Moon Rocks. Adam Beyer appeared three times on the Top 20 list. He occupies places seven and nine by himself and the eighteenth place together with Ida Engberg with whom he recorded You Know.

Jeff Mills, Ben Klock and Adam Beyer will all three be present at the anniversary edition of Awakenings from Thursday, April 13 thru Sunday, April 16 in the Gashouder on the terrain of the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. Giving the anniversary extra glow, on Saturday, April 15 between 11.00 and 22.00 hrs for the first time during an indoor edition a day program will be organized. Tickets for Thursday, April 13 and Sunday, April 16 are available HERE.

The complete chart is included in the book AWAKENINGS: 20 Years of Techno, a so-called coffee table book containing the story of Awakenings, from the first beginnings of the current state of affairs, illustrated by means of some fifty interviews with the world’s biggest techno DJs.

Complete Top 20 List here:

1. Jeff Mills – The Bells

2. Ben Klock – Subzero

3. Enrico Sangiuliano – Moon Rocks

4. Sam Paganini – Rave

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5. Dj Rolando – Knights of The Jaguar

6. Oxia – Domino

7. Adam Beyer – Teach Me

8. Alan Fitzpatrick – For an Endless Night

9. Adam Beyer – Spacemen

10. Laurent Garnier – Crispy Bacon

11. Dax J – Wir Leben Fur Die Nacht

12. Bjarki – I Wanna Go Bang

13. Laurent Garnier – The Man With The Red Face

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14. Green Velvet – Flash

15. Maceo Plex – Conjure Dreams

16. Joey Beltram – Energy Flash

17. Paul Kalkbrenner ft Fritz Kalkbrenner – Sky & Sand

18. Adam Beyer & Ida Engberg – You Know

19. Age of Love – The Age of Love (Watch Out For The Stella Club Mix)

20. Maceo Plex & Gabriel Ananda – Solitary Daze

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